Joseph R. Fornieri

Joseph R. Fornieri

Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Building: 
Ashbrook Center
Office Number: 
801
Phone: 
585.475.5889

Bio

Joseph R. Fornieri is Professor of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology.  He is the author of Abraham Lincoln’s Political Faith (2005), an acclaimed scholarly work that explores Lincoln’s religion and politics. He is also the author or editor of three other books on Abraham Lincoln’s political thought and statesmanship: The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln (2003; revised ed. 2009); (with Kenneth L. Deutsch) Lincoln’s American Dream: Clashing Political Perspectives (2005); and (with Sara V. Gabbard) Lincoln’s America, 1809-1865 (2008). In addition, Fornieri has co-edited (with Kenneth L. Deutsch) An Invitation to Political Thought (2009), an introductory text to the classic political thinkers of the Western tradition from Plato to Nietzsche. At RIT he teaches courses on American politics, political philosophy, and constitutional rights and liberties.

Research Areas

Abraham Lincoln

Education

PhD, The Catholic University of America
MA, Boston College
BA, State University of New York at Geneseo

Courses Taught

AHG 504 - Civil War and Reconstruction

Events

Feb
1

Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the May 2017 commencement must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.

May
1

Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the August 2017 conferment must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.